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Celldex: Positive results for brain cancer drug

November 20, 2010 10:45 am | News | Comments

Cancer drug developer Celldex Therapeutics Inc. said on Saturday that one of its drugs extended survival in a trial of 65 brain cancer patients.The company's injectable CDX-110 is designed to treat glioblastoma, the most common and aggressive type of brain cancer.It said the most recent study...

Baxter: Sigma & #8217;s Pump Recall Won & #8217;t Derail Transition Plan

November 19, 2010 12:38 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Despite a Class I recall of Sigma’s Spectrum infusion pumps, Baxter Healthcare will continue to transition customers from its Colleague pump to the Spectrum model.

Disagreements Should Be Voiced Before FDA Investigator Leaves

November 19, 2010 12:37 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Manufacturers that disagree with inspection observations should make sure they bring it up before an investigator walks out the door, a former FDA official says.

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Earnings schedule for week of 11/22/10

November 19, 2010 11:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Major companies tentatively scheduled to report quarterly earnings next week:MondayTyson Foods Inc. releases quarterly financial results.Hewlett-Packard Co. releases quarterly financial results.TuesdayMedtronic Inc. releases quarterly financial results.Campbell Soup Co. releases quarterly results...

SPP process technology systems (SPTS) celebrates one year anniversary

November 19, 2010 11:41 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Company triples revenue 12 Months from time of formation, establishes new technology ventures and opens San Jose office.

Intematix and Tridonic Consortium agree on BOSE phosphor patents for LEDs(2)

November 19, 2010 11:40 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

November 18, 2010...Intematix a Fremont, California-based manufacturer of LED phosphors and and Tridonic, a maker of lighting components and part of the Zumtobel Group of Austria, has signed a comprehensive licensing agreement governing silicate patents for LEDs.

Intematix and Tridonic Consortium agree on BOSE phosphor patents for LEDs

November 19, 2010 11:40 am | News | Comments

November 18, 2010...Intematix a Fremont, California-based manufacturer of LED phosphors and and Tridonic, a maker of lighting components and part of the Zumtobel Group of Austria, has signed a comprehensive licensing agreement governing silicate patents for LEDs.

Brower Piven Encourages Investors Who Have Losses in Excess of $100,000 From Investment in Gentiva Health Services, Inc. to Inquire About the Lead Plaintiff Position in Securities ...

November 19, 2010 10:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York on behalf of purchasers of the common stock of Gentiva Health Services, Inc. ("Gentiva" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: GTIV)...

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National Marrow Donor Program® to Speed Transplants with IBM Analytics Software

November 19, 2010 10:37 am | by IBM | News | Comments

IBM announced today that the National Marrow Donor Program® (NMDP) has adopted IBM's WebSphere Lombardi Business Process Management (BPM) software to help automate its donor and patient management process. Both processes are critical to facilitate the matching of donors to patients...

What?s the buzz on MEMS in 2011 and beyond?

November 19, 2010 10:37 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

MEMS Supply Chain Execs Get OEM Perspective at MEMS Executive Congress 2010.

Lilliputian Systems announces wafer manufacturing supply agreement with Intel and equity stake by Intel Capital

November 19, 2010 10:37 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Lilliputian Systems, Inc. (www.lilliputiansystems.com), developer of the world?s first Personal Power? solution for consumer electronics devices, today announced that it has signed a Wafer Manufacturing Supply Agreement with Intel.

Two Obagi shareholders selling off their stakes

November 19, 2010 9:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Obagi Medical Products Inc., which makes prescription-strength and over-the-counter skin creams, said Friday that two shareholders are planning to sell off their stakes through a $28.2 million public offering and $35 million buyback agreement with the company.The Stonington Capital Appreciation...

TSX-listed corporate dividends and distributions declared Nov. 19, 2010

November 19, 2010 9:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Dividends or distributions were declared or updated on the followed listed issues on the Toronto Stock Exchange on Nov. 19, 2010.Daylight Energy Ltd. (TSX:DAY): $0.05. Payable Nov 15. Record Oct 29.Altus Group Income Fund Units (TSX:AIF.UN): $0.1. Payable Dec 15. Record Nov 30.Bell Aliant...

Computers And Babies, Listening Carefully

November 19, 2010 9:37 am | Podcasts | Comments

The speech-recognition algorithms behind Google Voice Search analyze thousands of hours of human speech to pick out patterns. Babies may use the same technique. Google speech recognition guru Mike Cohen and linguist Sheila Blumstein discuss how humans and computers learn language.

How The X-Box Kinect Tracks Your Moves

November 19, 2010 9:37 am | Podcasts | Comments

Kinect uses depth sensors, cameras and microphones to track the movements of players, and it's surprisingly good at weeding out distractions. Ira Flatow and guests discuss the development of the gaming technology -- and how movement can influence players' moods.

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